Gifford sentence example

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  • William Gifford Palgrave (1826-1888) went to India as a soldier after a brilliant career at Charterhouse School and Trinity College, Oxford; but, having become a Roman Catholic, he was ordained priest and served as a Jesuit missionary in India, Syria, and Arabia.
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  • In 1894 he delivered the Gifford Lectures at Edinburgh, the subject being "The Philosophy and Development of Religion."
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  • Wallace's Gifford Lecture, 6 chap. i., may also be consulted; but Wallace does not distinguish the unusual sense which the term bears as applied to Raymond's book.
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  • C. Fraser's Gifford Lectures, or in earlier times in the writings of Christian Wolff, whose sciences, according to the slightly different nomenclature which Kant imposed on them, were " rational psychology," " rational cosmology," and " rational theology."
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  • Among many lectureships, the Gifford Lectures are supposed to be strictly appropriated to Natural Theology; yet subjects and 2 Dr MacTaggart's beliefs once more present themselves as an unexpected modern type (Studies in Hegelian Cosmology, chap. iii.).
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  • The student will rarely lose by reading Gifford Lectures; but it will not always be upon theism that he finds himself better informed.
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  • A situation - hazardous in spite of its comic substratum - between Thaumasta and the pretended Parthenophil is conducted, as Gifford points out, with real delicacy; but the comic scenes are merely stagy, notwithstanding, or by reason of, the effort expended on them by the author.
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  • Swinburne agrees with Gifford in thinking Ford the author of the whole of the first act; and he is most assuredly right in considering that "there is no more admirable exposition of a play on the English stage."
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  • Gifford holds that Dekker's hand is perpetually traceable in the first three acts of The Sun's Darling, and through the whole of its comic part, but that the last two acts are mainly Ford's.
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  • He delivered the Gifford Lectures in1892-1893and in 1895-1896.
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  • Again his Gifford Lectures are devoted to the proof of the truth of Christianity on grounds of right reason alone.
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  • He was a member of the Old Testament Revision Company in 1874-1884; deputy professor of comparative philology in Oxford 1876-1890; Hibbert Lecturer 1887; Gifford Lecturer 1900-1902.
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  • His publications include Philosophy of Kant (1878); Critical Philosophy of Kant (1889); Religion and Social Philosophy of Comte (1885); Essays on Literature and Philosophy (1892); Evolution of Religion (Gifford Lectures, 1891-1892); Evolution of Theology in the Greek Philosophers (1904); and he is represented in this encyclopaedia by the article on Cartesianism.
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  • Gifford, The Incarnation (reprinted from the Expositor, 1896).
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  • He was the author of The Religious Aspects of Philosophy (1885); California (1886, in the American Commonwealth Series) The Feud of Oakfield Creek (1887, a novel); The Spirit of Modern Philosophy (1892); The Conception of God (1895); Studies of Good and Evil (1898); The World and the Individual (2 vols., 1900-1, Gifford Lectures at the university of Aberdeen); The Conception of Immortality (1900); Outlines of Psychology (1903); Herbert Spencer: An Estimate and Review (1904); The Philosophy of Loyalty (1908); Race Questions, Provincialism and Other American Problems (1908);' William James and Other Essays on the Philosophy of Life (1911); Bross Lectures on the Sources of Religious Insight (1912); The Problem of Christianity (2 vols., 1913, lectures before Manchester College, Oxford); War and Insurance (1914); The Hope of the Great Community (1916, war addresses) and the posthumously published Lectures on Modern Idealism (1919).
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  • This was the earliest Cistercian house in England, founded in 1128 by William Gifford, bishop of Winchester.
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  • He succeeded Creighton as Dixie professor of ecclesiastical history at Cambridge (1891) and in 1903 gave the Gifford lectures at Edinburgh.
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  • His chief works were Studies of Arianism (1882); The Knowledge of God (1906, the published version of his Gifford lectures) and Early Church History (1909).
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  • In 1890 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Aberdeen gave him its honorary LL.D., and in 1899 he was appointed Gifford lecturer by that university, but declined on grounds of health.
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  • He found continued scope for his powers as a political caricaturist in the columns of the Anti-Jacobin, a weekly paper which he founded in connexion with George Canning and William Gifford.
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  • From this work and from his Gifford lectures we learn objectively what had previously been inferred from his critical works.
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  • Other versions are Gifford's (1802), of some merit, and C. Badham's (1814).
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  • Gifford (pp. 27-30) evades the difficulty by taking xvi.
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  • From 1888 to 1890 he was Gifford lecturer at the university of Edinburgh and published his lectures in 1890 (Philosophy and Theology).
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  • Of Dr Stirling's other works the most important is the volume of Gifford Lectures, in which he developed a theory of natural theology in relation to philosophy as a whole.
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  • 1 Bunyan had joined, in 1653, the nonconformist community which met under a certain Mr Gifford at St John's church, Bedford.
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  • His wife died soon after their removal to Bedford, and he also lost his friend and pastor, Mr Gifford.
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  • A little to the south of Gifford are Yester House, a seat of the marquess of Tweeddale, finely situated in a park of old trees, and the ruins of Yester Castle.
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  • Ward in his Gifford lectures for 1896-1898 (Naturalism and Agnosticism, 1899), Huxley's challenge ("I know what I mean when I say I believe in the law of the inverse squares, and I will not rest my life and my hopes upon weaker convictions") is one which a spiritualistic philosophy need not shrink from accepting at the hands of naturalistic agnosticism.
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  • Tide was best known to English students by his Outlines and the Gifford Lectures "On the Elements of the Science of Religion," delivered in 1896-1898 at Edinburgh University.
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  • He delivered the Muir lectures at Edinburgh University (1878-1882), the Gifford lectures at Aberdeen (1892-1894), the Lyman Beecher lectures at Yale (1891-1892), and the Haskell lectures in India (1898-1899).
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  • (1) Some scholars, as Ewald, Kneucker, Davidson, Rothstein and Kbnig, believe that the whole book was originally written in Hebrew; (2) Fritzsche, Hilgenfeld, Reuss, Gifford, Scheirer, and Toy advocate a Hebrew original of i.-iii.
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  • Ewald, followed by Gifford and Marshall, assigns i.
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  • The best editions of the book are Kneucker's Das Buch Baruch (1879); Gifford's in the Speaker's A poc. ii.
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  • We are grateful for sponsorship from Baillie Gifford and the post office for our two evening events on Thursday and Friday.
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  • The Torridge becomes navigable for boats at Wear Gifford, and for ships of large burthen at Bideford.
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  • On the left flank, Gifford advanced to attack the infantry in the center of the Royalist line.
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  • Your work has been hugely inspirational for our children's ministry work at St Michaels Church in Stoke Gifford.
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  • The best edition of Ford is that by Gifford, with notes and introduction, revised with additions to both text and notes by Alexander Dyce (1869).
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  • Max Muller used it particularly in connexion with the Vedanta philosophy for the correlative of ignorance or nescience (Gifford lectures, 1892, c. ix.).
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  • FotoBed was featured on the Today Show in November when the company presented Kathy Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb a shower curtain with a photo image of the two talk show hosts.
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  • In July 2000, Kathie Lee Gifford left the ABC talk show, Live with Regis and Kathie Lee.
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